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Nov 4, 2013 5:30pm EST
hire workers. president barack obama in a message called on the. >>> the pass the legislation. >>> the conditioning man of maine who has been running for governor said he is gay. if he wins the governor's praise next year, he would become the first openly gay candidate to become candidate. that makes him the 8ing at openly gay member if congress. he decided to come out. >>> well, he said he was sorry. italy based pasta maker barila faced criticism. they said they have a newly established board to develop diversity goals and strategies. in september gays and others raced calls to boycott. new had campaigns are now and. >> sounds like paula deen. >> paula deen, barilla. >>> tonight the monument goes dark. >> who is hotter on twitter, justin bieber or katy perry? >>> connor knight from the list shows us how gift cards for one store may work in others. >> sears announced it was considering splitting off lands inn from the rest of the stores. they sell prep i coats and sweaters. sears is full of appliances and tools. the behind the scenes workings typically doesn't matter to consum
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Nov 21, 2013 2:30pm PST
obama from the afghan leader that appeared to break the deadlock. only an extra ordinary circumstances do troops need right of entry. extraordinary circumstances do troops need right of entry. but is that way of doing things actually worthwhile? >> this gathering is a waste of time and money. it is creating problems for afghan security and the economy. president karzai has said that the americans are not pulling out of afghanistan. the government has done nothing but sell our government out. karzai diffused national pride with a sense of pragmatism urging those to approve the security pact. even if the assembled elders gave it the all clear, it would have to wait until elections in april for the final deal to be done. disagreement,e to america should be committed to sign it when the elections are done. our security should be guerin teed and we should be assured we are moving on the path to security -- guaranteed and we should be assured that we are moving on the path to security. >> president karzai appears to have introduced fresh conditions about when this vital document will be sign
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Nov 27, 2013 2:30pm PST
. can walk and chew gum at the same time, as they say. sense that the obama administration has prioritized cooperation with china at a very, very high level, so it has gone out of its way to not inside problems. we need china's cooperation on global challenges, such as sanctions on iran, such as north korea, so they have prioritized sort of a softer approach to china, but i think this chinese announcement of their own defensive zone in international waters went too far, and i applaud the white house or the very quick and clear response that puts china back in an appropriate box in this case. you very much. >> more from the elements in the south china seas which are causing issues. and police say they have detained radical islam is in moscow. the raids were in the east of the city, and police also uncovered guns and bombs, and they say this group had links to al qaeda. this is two months ahead of the winter olympic games. and the leader of the crew which into crisis has been charged. he was to be taken before a judge after being remanded to custody. it allowed the al qaeda-linke
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Nov 19, 2013 2:30pm PST
republican party meeting, the outrageous growth of federal power under president obama is a constant theme. this is the latest manifestation of the argument. >> as the pendulum swings to a more statist point of view where the government is in control, we are approaching a time of tyranny. world's -- sees this as the most securely entrenched democracy in history, is it really that bad? >> i see what our government is doing in the redistribution of islth that is is -- it exercising, as only perhaps semantically different than if i were to put a revolver at your had and tell you to give me -- med and tell you to give your wallet. >> there is an on broken line of continuity from gettysburg to dallas to our own age. a struggle between two americas, conservative america that seems to champion the sovereignty of the individual citizen against the state, and another america that seat -- claims to speak for progress and seems to harness the power of the state to impose it. it is an argument about what it means to be a true american. >> what it means to be a true american was the issue at gett
PBS
Nov 5, 2013 2:30pm PST
. toesident obama can't seem catch a break to change american health care. the website is a mess. people are not signing up and republicans are doing what they can to weaken the law. maybe he should take a trip to kentucky. the southern state has become a symbol of success in the rollout of obamacare. mark mardell has been to investigate what is going on. >> kentucky is a land of contrasts, from the beauty of of racehorses to the poverty the rural landscape. it is the worst of the 50 states in cancer, not far from heart disease and premature death. it is the sort of place where obamacare is meant to make a difference. this person hopes it does because she has had some bad news. the cancer is back. >> it is in my bone marrow. i have to stay focused. i have a daughter, you know. >> if you do get greater cover, how much difference will it make? >> a big difference. it might take a load off of me. obama has done something great. you know, for the united states. isple complain that nobody going to be totally satisfied. >> after a month of asking, nobody can tell her what it will mean for her.
WHUT
Nov 7, 2013 7:00am EST
monitored. ed snowden has given us that openness. exactly what president obama has said. the u.s. will publish more details about how many citizens are it and the companies involved are publishing their own reports about how many requests they receive. that kinds of transparency -- kind of chance tennessee and forms the public. a lot of espionage is economic and industrial from country to country. want that kind of thing to get out. there is a question mark about how much leaders are informed about the day to day operations. itsident obama has taken upon himself to learn more about what is happening. i hope governments listen to the edward snowden revelations. listen hard this afternoon to see what they have to say. things very ch for joining us here. coming up in the next half-hour, look out. the olympic torch. >> funding of this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation, newman's own foundation, giving all profits to charity and pursuing the common good for over 30 years, union bank, and united healthcare. >> my customers can shop around, see who does good work and comp
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Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm PDT
-maliki this afternoon, president obama says he wants the countries to be strong partners. with increased violence across iraq, there is a question that the united states is willing to offer greater assistance to secure the country. now maliki would like more military aid, including advisers to train security forces. for more on what the u.s. should do, i spoke with america's former ambassador to iraq a short time ago. should prime minister nouri al- maliki get the military aid he is asking for? >> he should, but with conditions. >> what should they be? >> you cannot win the battle by military and intelligence means alone. you have to have a political vision and political accountability. you have to go after not only those in other ranks who are terrorists but you have to go after people in your own ranks in the government who are oppressing some of these people. >> a rax prime minister is blaming syria for this uptick in violence. is he right to do that or is a convenient? >> he is right to do that, but the middle east is a mess. struggling as is the rest of the region. people
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Nov 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
around the globe. we cannot close the door on diplomacy. those are president obama's words today. under the agreement iran has said it will curve its nuclear activity for six months in exchange for the easing of some sanctions. the israeli government says the deal is a major miss stkpae sending a team here to washington to speak with the u.s. about it. in a moment we'll hear from the white house but first our report. >> welcome home demonstrations at the international airport are never spontaneous. but iranian reformists want to believe that they extracted a deal that preserves their national dignity and leaves them less isolated and takes pressure off their pockets. most sanctions imposed against iran were hitting the economy. this leads to the release of some iranian assets. i think everything will get better. >> the foreign minister is using caution to sell the deal he made in geneva. on tv he used the same word as his western counts counter parts about the commitments reversible. in the u.s. president obama is also sounding cautious but there's a tantalizing chance an agreement on t
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Nov 8, 2013 2:30pm PST
this any different? >> this is a hopeful moment because the president in washington, barack obama, and rouhani in iran --in order to stop this program they will meet meaningful sanctions relief. be tough for congress to do that. >> there are things united states can do. the treasury department can lift banking sanctions on iran. >> these can be listed -- lifted, but in order to give everyone the binding sanctions this willare seeking, require congressional approval but the u.s., in the short term, can stop freezing billions of dollars in assets. >> what does iran need to do? >> they would have to cap there enrichment of uranium, agreeing to much greater transparency, and it would lead to shifts in stockpiling the low enriched uranium. >> the israeli prime minister is very unhappy about this and said this is the deal of the century bama called him today. how do you think that this went? >> this was very tense, and i am sure president obama is not happy with him trying to sabotage this. there is a distance and netanyahu -- in netanyahu's thinking. he is possibly sabotaging this military
PBS
Nov 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
of representatives defied president obama today, voting to let health insurers keep selling policies that don't meet the standards of the affordable care act to both current and new customers. good evening, i'm judy woodruff. also ahead on the program, another in our series of personal stories about the health-care law's impact. tonight, an aspiring chef in california turns to medicaid. >> all i know is that that option is the best one for me at this point. >> wooduff: and it's friday, mark shields and david brooks are here to analyze the week's news. those j
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Nov 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
this. >> fixing it is essential to president obama's credibility. with his approval office at it's lowest, the problems surrounding the implementation of the affordable care act are costing the president the trust of the american people. getting the health care initiative right could have a determining effect on how he'll presidency -- on how his presidency is viewed. the president is also under fire for his plans to negotiate with iran. members of congress are skeptical and they would like to increase sanctions on to run -- tehran. john kerry is meeting with lawmakers and today obama just the issue at his press reefing with this message. serious, there is no need for us to add new sanctions on top of the effective.hat are the position, i spoke to president obama's deputy advisor ben rhodes from the white house earlier. ben rhodes, the president says if we want to get something from iran, we have to give something. what is the guarantee they will keep their promise and give something back? >> first of all, what we are looking at is a step toward an agreement that has to halt the pr
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Nov 13, 2013 2:30pm PST
obama's health-care overhaul. this afternoon numbers were released for enrollment in the first month, and the numbers were disappointing. just over 106,000 people have signed up, and only 27,000 managed to do so on that website. fewoke with mark just a months ago. how bad is it? but i think it is pretty bad. they were expecting half a million people to sign on. he says it is showing things are going to get that her, and all of that may be true, but this comes after an appalling launch of the website. i think much worse than that, it's not just the enemies of obama turning on this. friends.his >> how damaging is this politically? >> it could be everything about is legacy. if it goes down it will be a terrible black mark against him. we know that because though clinton is running away from it. he believes it, but he also must think, i want to give hillary some distance. >> or a conspiracy. still to come, it was the fight which forever changed the sport of toxic. tonight we look back at the tragic outcome. by francisa painting bacon set a world record for the most expensive art work eve
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Nov 11, 2013 2:30pm PST
negotiations. in a strange way, washington has president obama in a tougher position than president rouhani. our allies are skeptical. >> and i spoke to someone on friday who said that if this eel goes through, it could increase the possibility of military action against iran because the really -- the israelis are so angry about this potential deal. >> if this were to have gone ahead, it would have been an interim deal. and it would still be six months. what you have done is give an opponent of a deal six months to throw arrows at this deal. and we would be seeing arrows coming from tel aviv from -- from tel aviv, from the u.s. congress, and from other allies. >> thank you for coming. an afghan militant leader has been shot in the pakistani capital islamabad. he was one of the top members of the hot connie network, -- ha qani network. it was on a global list of terror networks with the taliban and al qaeda. if proposal angered demonstrators who had been campaigning against. [indiscernible] and the great -- the disgraced american cyclist lance armstrong has announced that all this bu
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Nov 14, 2013 7:00am EST
fighting alongside the regime. he also said his presence in syria was justified. the obama administration has said barely 27,000 americans enrolled for health insurance through its troubled federal website in the firs month. the administration originalliest mated nearly half a million would sign up. but about a hundred thousand were insured in total, most of them through the state run websites. well, this is it, india's little master has been playing for his country for the very last time. there was a huge roar as he went nto bat in his hometown of mumbai. he's actually 40 years old now, drawing stumps on an incredible career, which really has marked him as india's finest sportsman n the history of the game. >> india is in the grip of the last bout of fever. fans were viewing for the start of his last match. >> we are very lucky to watch his match! >> at the practice beforehands, crowds were trying to get a last gliment of the man who's been hitting crooked milestones for nearly a quarter sently. this was one of them, when he overtook the record for the most number. as he prepares to reti
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Nov 22, 2013 2:30pm PST
f. kennedy was assassinated in dallas, thousands gathered to mark the anniversary. president obama ordered flags to be flown at half staff. we are in dallas and he joins us now. a painful, poignant day. >> indeed, a very wet and windy and blustery day as well. had the weather been like this 50 years ago in 1963 -- the weather was bright, and that is why it -- they did not use the top on the limousine. they made their way into the plaza, in front of the texas school book depository. this is where kennedy was killed. our north american editor has been considering the meaning of that traumatic day. >> a president who offered optimism in an age of uncertainty was murdered here, and in the aftermath of the assassination, dallas was called the city of hate. still struggling to make sense of what happened. a man whod in awe of literally told us to reach for the moon, though he would not live to see us achieve that goal. >> america's youngest president and its first catholic seemed to offer a fresh vision for a country that was changing fast. he and his wife had enchanted most of america.
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Nov 29, 2013 4:00pm PST
midnight on saturday. the website is a key part of president obama's flagship health law, but it crashed last month, making it difficult for people to register. it has led to a sharp drop in the president's approval ratings. final preparations are underway in china's attempt to land a spacecraft on the moon, and liftoff is expected in the next few days. has told ther court that he did not know whether his ex-wife ever took drugs. he said he was utterly bereft that of private e-mail he sent to a television chef referring to her being off her head on drugs was made public. this report contains flash photography. the multimillionaire art collector arrived at court to face tough questions about intimate details of his marriage. in court, he sat and listened intently as an e-mail he had written to ms. lawson a month ago was again read out to the court. "you were so off your head on drugs that you allow the sisters to spend whatever they like, and yes, i believe every word they have said." following the publication of these paparazzi photos, she divorced him. in them, she appears to pi
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Nov 14, 2013 2:30pm PST
obama's credibility. with his approval office at it's lowest, the problems surrounding the implementation of the affordable care act are costing the president the trust of the american people. getting the health care initiative right could have a determining effect on how he'll presidency -- on how his presidency is viewed. the president is also under fire for his plans to negotiate with iran. members of congress are skeptical and they would like to increase sanctions on to run -- tehran. john kerry is meeting with lawmakers and today obama just the issue at his press reefing with this message. serious, there is no need for us to add new sanctions on top of the effective.hat are the position, i spoke to president obama's deputy advisor ben rhodes from the white house earlier. ben rhodes, the president says if we want to get something from iran, we have to give something. what is the guarantee they will keep their promise and give something back? >> first of all, what we are looking at is a step toward an agreement that has to halt the progress of the iranian nuclear program
WHUT
Nov 15, 2013 7:00am EST
the cabinet and would neat to be approved by the diet. >>> u.s. president barack obama made a promise when he introduced his signature health care program. if americans like their insurance, they would be able to keep it, but millions face having their current policies cancelled because they don't meet certain requirements. obama's approval rating plunged to record lows and put him in a difficult position. >> i'm not a perfect man and i will not be a perfect president. but i'll wake up every single day working as hard as i can. >> the program is aimed at providing affordable health care to every american. people must sign up for coverage by january next year. but the obamacare website has been hit by a wave of technical glitches making enrollment difficult. the president said those problems were being fixed. republican house representatives speakerboehnayn speaker boehner criticized the president. >> it's clear the american people simply can't trust this white house. >> boehner urged obama to scrap the law once and for all. >>> people in the philippines have a typhoon flattene
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Nov 1, 2013 5:30pm EDT
workers are embrags obama care. they're spreading the message trying to get others to sign up. they use a burlesque act. they even printed out paper a plea cations to -- applications to make sure the crashing site wouldn't stop them. >> all right. if you're like most people, when you log on to a website it is too busy, you move on. companies are noticing. >> and it's a he is that little princes and prin spence want to see. we take you behind the scenes of disney on ice in baltimore. >>> when things are so complicated -- >> companies are taking note, giving us simplicity. >> keeping things simple can be complicated but according to a strategic bradding company, it could -- branding company, it could be lucrative. they surveyed over 10,000 consumers to rank local brapsd. it doesn't have to do with how financially successful the company is but simplicity sells. number one on the list, amazon.com. even though they have expanded their business, it's maintained super simple features like one click ordering and a shopping experience that is straight forward. streaming rival netflix is number two
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